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25th October, 2014 - 8:17 am
BT Wholesale engineers

Author: Mark Jackson | 1 Comment

BTWholesale’s plan to boost its fibre optic based Ethernet footprint and big business connectivity, which started earlier this year, has now seen several new data centre PoP (Point of Presence) sites go live at TelecityGroup in Joule House (Manchester), Equinix [LDN5] in Slough and a further one in Leeds. More are set to follow.

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24th October, 2014 - 4:33 pm
uk pirate music

Author: Mark Jackson | 6 Comments

As expected several major record labels and trade bodies, including the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), Sony Music and Universal Music etc., have successfully won multiple court orders that will force all of the country’s largest broadband ISPs to block their customers from accessing 21 P2P Torrent (BitTorrent) indexes, which were found to be facilitating Internet copyright infringement (piracy).

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24th October, 2014 - 1:49 pm
virgin media 2014 uk logo

Author: Mark Jackson | 1 Comment

The threat of “speculative invoicing” appears to have re-emerged in the United Kingdom after a long running, but not widely reported, battle between Virgin Media and London law firm Wagner & Co resulted in the UK cable operator being forced to release the details of 800 customers whom are alleged to have shared “illegal” copyright content online.

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24th October, 2014 - 11:19 am
fibre_optic_green_cable_collection

Author: Mark Jackson | 0 Comments

The telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has today proposed to grant Code Powers to a fairly new company called Subtopia Ltd., which intends to roll-out “high-speed fibre optic and copper broadband services” for certain cities in the United Kingdom, starting with their home base of Birmingham (England).

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24th October, 2014 - 10:01 am
cityscape uk

Author: Mark Jackson | 1 Comment

Do you ever use a MasterCard to make payments? If the answer is “Yes” then you might be pleased to know that this will now also entitle you to get free WiFi access at any of The Cloud’s (BSkyB) 22,000 hotspots in the United Kingdom, although for the moment this only appears to benefit those who travel in and around London.

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24th October, 2014 - 9:16 am
Wireless network

Author: Mark Jackson | 5 Comments

Part of the Government’s Digital Jobcentres project appears to be nearing completion, which among other things means that job hunters across the United Kingdom will soon be able to get online in any of the 700 or so Jobcentre Plus offices by using a new free WiFi hotspot service.

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23rd October, 2014 - 10:31 am
o2 uk

Author: Mark Jackson | 5 Comments

Mobile operator O2 has today signed a huge 18-year agreement with the Zayo Group, which will see the mobile giant replace their old SDH and Ethernet-based managed services infrastructure with a new “fully resilient core” fibre optic network across the United Kingdom.

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23rd October, 2014 - 10:01 am
wifi_internet_security

Author: Mark Jackson | 3 Comments

Fibre optic ISP Hyperoptic has conducted a new study of 2,000 British adults that attempts to collate the sometimes poor performance of standard home broadband connections with the finding that 39% of respondents admitted to using their neighbours’ Internet connection by “stealing” their WiFi, which might be partly out of frustration with their own slow connections.

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22nd October, 2014 - 2:02 pm
internet piracy flag

Author: Mark Jackson | 6 Comments

How much does it cost to block a website via court order in the United Kingdom? According to the solicitor acting for Richemont, Simon Baggs of Wiggin LLP, the cost of forcing ISPs to block a website via the court process is roughly £14,000 per site. But that’s not the only cost involved and consumers could ultimately end up paying the price.

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22nd October, 2014 - 10:33 am
City of london square mile united kingdom

Author: Mark Jackson | 0 Comments

In its final report the RSA’s City Growth Commission, which has been looking at ways of boosting the United Kingdom’s long-term economic prospects, has today recommended that the Government attempt to “emulate” Singapore by aiming for ultrafast broadband speeds of 1Gbps [1000 Megabits] “in the near future” across our cities.

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22nd October, 2014 - 9:12 am
bt_openreach_staffordshire_engineer

Author: Mark Jackson | 3 Comments

The £27.35 million Superfast Staffordshire project in the West Midlands (England) has now helped around 13,000 local homes and businesses (mostly in Rugeley) to gain access to BT’s “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) network and its future deployment focus is now slowly switching towards the sensitive rural Moorlands (e.g. Peak District).

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22nd October, 2014 - 7:52 am
ee uk logo

Author: Mark Jackson | 0 Comments

Internet and mobile operator EE has today published their latest results for Q3-2014, which saw fixed line home broadband subscribers grow at a slightly slower pace to top 793,000 customers (up +18k in Q3, which is down from +30k in Q2 and level with +19k in Q1). Meanwhile their 4G (LTE) users grew +1.4 million to top 5.6m (roughly level with Q2 growth).

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21st October, 2014 - 5:07 pm
relish_logo

Author: Mark Jackson | 6 Comments

The London focused fixed wireless (4G) broadband ISP, Relish (UK Broadband Ltd.), has today released an interesting if not particularly scientific piece of promotional material that involves a representative from the provider offering £50 to anybody who actually knows their land line telephone number.

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21st October, 2014 - 4:29 pm
businesses need broadband connections

Author: Mark Jackson | 33 Comments

The Government’s Broadband Delivery UK programme, which is working with BT and local councils in order to help make “superfast broadband” speeds of 24Mbps+ available to 95% of the population by 2017, is hoping to foster take-up of the new service by making consumers more aware of its existence.

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